Michelle-3824

Status
Application status: 
Available
Visa Status: 
Not known
Teacher Details
Gender: 
Female
Age: 
34
Nationality: 
Australian
Have you lived or worked overseas before?: 
Yes
Details of previous overseas experience: 
Kuwait, most recent, 10 months New Zealand 1 year
Placement Preferences
Available Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Travel Plans: 
I am travelling alone
Location Preferences: 
No preference
Coastal
Education
Highest Qualification: 
Other (please state)
Degree Subject: 
NAS
University / Institution: 
NA
Do you have a TEFL certificate: 
Yes
Details of TEFL certificate: 
2017 (nearly finished)
Were you educated in your native country?: 
Yes
Work Experience
Position 1
Job title: 
Assistant Manager
Dates of employment: 
Januarty 2017 - October 2017
Summary of role: 
•Responsible for maintaining high standards of service throughout the restaurant •Front of House duties, greeting and hosting guests, up to 800px per day •Providing reports to the Operations Managers to detail staff performance, customer feedback, complaints and resolutions and any other issues •Training, supervision and mentoring of a team of 20 Supervisors, servers and bar staff •Maintaining Baladya, stock, breakages, wastages tracking •Supporting Managers and Section Waiters with hands on management
Position 2
Job title: 
Team Leader
Dates of employment: 
November 2014 - July 2016
Summary of role: 
•Front of House duties, greeting and hosting guests, and manipulating the Respack system •Supporting Section Waiters with hands on management, with responsibility for the private dining and the provision of a superior wine service •Responsible for maintaining high standards of service throughout the restaurant •Recruitment, training, supervision and mentoring of a team of 30 waiters, waitresses and bar staff •Preparing team rosters to ensure appropriate staffing levels across all shifts •Creating seating plans •Processing bill-to-room, cash and EFTPOS payments via the MICROS point-of-sale system and completing daily till reconciliation •Updating and maintenance of MICROS using the ECM system with new menus and pricing •Providing reports to the Operations Managers to detail staff performance, customer feedback, complaints and resolutions and any other issues •Ordering consumables and stationary from suppliers for the restaurant and bar •Taking phone and online bookings, processing emails and requests by entering them in to the RESPAK booking system
Position 3
Job title: 
Operations Manager
Dates of employment: 
2008 - 2014
Summary of role: 
•Autonomous running of the restaurant reporting directly to the owners •Managing up to three hundred and fifty daily covers in a one hundred and fifty seat restaurant •Achievements at Leichhardt include winning R&CA Restaurant of The Year in its category •Working with the owners to develop a three hundred and fifty seat restaurant in Darling Harbour, reaching up to 1000 covers a day •Designing and implementing the necessary systems and procedures to commence restaurant service •Recruitment and training of all staff for the restaurant, kitchen and bar •Liaising with an IT Specialist to translate the menu into the point of sale system •Sourcing and creating a wine list of over one hundred and fifty wines •Completing all function management duties
Supporting Information
Why do you want to teach overseas?: 
Teaching​ ​and​ ​tutoring​ ​English​ ​particularly​ ​appeals​ ​to​ ​me​ ​as​ ​I​ ​am​ ​eager​ ​to​ ​use​ ​my​ ​high​ ​levels of​ ​English​ ​to​ ​build​ ​experience​ ​to​ ​help​ ​others.​ ​I​ ​am​ ​passionate​ ​about​ ​positive​ ​development, have​ ​a​ ​caring​ ​and​ ​patient​ ​nature​ ​along​ ​with​ ​a​ ​genuine​ ​desire​ ​to​ ​help​ ​out​ ​wherever​ ​possible.​ ​I am​ ​energetic​ ​and​ ​athletic​ ​and​ ​have​ ​been​ ​trained​ ​in​ ​First​ ​aid​ ​and​ ​water​ ​lifesaving.​ ​I​ ​was privately​ ​schooled​ ​in​ ​Australia,​ ​receiving​ ​a​ ​HSC​ ​score​ ​in​ ​the​ ​top​ ​10​ ​percentile​ ​in​ ​English.​ ​I am​ ​currently​ ​in​ ​the​ ​process​ ​of​ ​completing​ ​the​ ​TEFL​ ​course​ ​in​ ​Australia In​ ​my​ ​most​ ​successful​ ​and​ ​enjoyable​ ​roles​ ​I​ ​have​ ​demonstrated​ ​maturity​ ​and professionalism​ ​to​ ​deal​ ​with​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​clientele.​ ​I​ ​thrive​ ​on​ ​the​ ​diversity​ ​and​ ​challenges​ ​that are​ ​presented​ ​on​ ​a​ ​daily​ ​basis​ ​and​ ​I​ ​am​ ​flexible​ ​to​ ​work​ ​over​ ​weekly​ ​rosters,​ ​weekends​ ​and evenings.​ ​I​ ​am​ ​extremely​ ​adaptable​ ​to​ ​different​ ​environments​ ​and​ ​relish​ ​living​ ​in​ ​different cultures.​ ​I​ ​am​ ​practical​ ​and​ ​resourceful​ ​with​ ​a​ ​high​ ​level​ ​of​ ​common​ ​sense.​ ​​ ​I​ ​thrive​ ​under pressure​ ​and​ ​​have​ ​the​ ​patience,​ ​enthusiasm​ ​and​ ​experience​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​caregiver​ ​across cultures.
Why are you a suitable candidate for teaching overseas?: 
​I have​ ​been​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​restaurant​ ​manager​ ​for​ ​the​ ​last​ ​10​ ​years​ ​and​ ​most​ ​currently​ ​in Kuwait​ ​for​ ​8​ ​months.​ ​Within​ ​this​ ​time,​ ​I​ ​have​ ​developed​ ​a​ ​passion​ ​for​ ​training​ ​and​ ​educating an​ ​am​ ​extremely​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​applying​ ​these​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​responsibilities​ ​in​ ​the​ ​field​ ​of teaching​ ​English​ ​as​ ​a​ ​second​ ​language. I​ ​believe​ ​that​ ​I​ ​have​ ​the​ ​necessary​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​experience​ ​to​ ​become​ ​an​ ​English​ ​Teacher, and both​ ​the​ ​personality​ ​and​ ​personal​ ​presentation​ ​that​ ​would complement​ ​the​ ​role​ ​of ambassador​ ​for​ ​your​ ​business.